tear oneself away

See: leave, part
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Yet it's hard to tear oneself away from those adorable little pigs and their numerous Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, Tuscan, and Composite counterparts.
It is in fact something very difficult to tear oneself away from, including as it does the work of John Linnell -another artist with a spiritual allegiance to the English pastoral tradition, whose summer night storm clearing over Regent's Park held me in thrall for half-an-hour and more.